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HRW Thinks Brazil Can Help Venezuela With Human Rights

Human Rights Watch Americas Director, Jose Miguel Vivanco. (archives)

For anyone who still believes Human Rights Watch is an actual human rights group, its Americas director Jose Miguel Vivanco is trying really hard to prove you wrong.

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Is Venezuela’s Attorney General Biased Towards the Opposition?

Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz. (Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images)
Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega is fueling a climate of impunity vis-a-vis deadly opposition violence, argues VA's Lucas Koerner.
 
 

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Will Venezuela’s Latest Exchange Rate Reforms Help?

The new reform is intended to halt the further devaluation of Venezuela's bolivar. (Archive)

VA's Ryan Mallett-Outtrim weighs the potential pros and cons of Venezuela's latest currency exchange reform, arguing that only a free floating exchange rate will save the country's crisis-ridden economy. 

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Authoritarianism in Venezuela? A Reply to Gabriel Hetland

Venezuelan opposition protesters burn a National Bolivarian Police motorcycle at an anti-government barricade in the affluent ea

Hetland recycles status quo liberal critiques of the Bolivarian Revolution ignoring grassroots support for Maduro, argues the VA team. 

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In Detail: The Deaths So Far

(Agencias)

Venezuelanalysis provides readers with an in-depth and daily updated account of the deaths registered in relation to the violent opposition protests that began on April 4th.

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Make No Mistake: There is a media blockade against Venezuela

(Rachael Boothroyd Rojas/Venezuelanalysis)

Whichever news agency you check, be it the BBC, the Washington Post, CNN, or any other corporate outlet, you will find the same, uniform consensus in their Venezuela coverage. 

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Has Maduro Really Dissolved the National Assembly in Venezuela?

(AFP)

Is it true that Venezuela's legislative branch has been eliminated in one fell swoop? The short and long answers are: no, not quite.

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Luis Almagro: Regime Change Apostle?

OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro alongside Venezuelan hard right opposition leader Lilian Tintori. (Getty Images)

The OAS chief has conjured an alternative reality of mass starvation and repression in Venezuela to justify his regime change agenda, argues VA's Lucas Koerner. 

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“Afro-Venezuelans Deserve Reparations that go Beyond the Symbolic”

Afro-descendent rights activist and Executive Director of the Institute of African Diaspora Studies (IEA), Francisco Tovar. (cou

On the 163rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Venezuela, Francisco Tovar, Executive Director of the Institute of African Diaspora Studies (IEA) talks to VA about systemic racism, the challenges facing the Afro-Venezuelan population today, and his new book on comparative abolitionist processes in Venezuela, Colombia and the US. 

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Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution Embraces its African Roots

(La Patilla)

Venezuela honors African and Diasporic political, cultural and economic traditions at its one-of-a-kind Center of African, American, and Caribbean Wisdoms. 

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Venezuela's Women's Ministry: Working to Reverse Damage Done by Capitalist Patriarchy

Maria Eugenia Acero Colomines, National Coordinator for Culture and Gender at the Venezuelan Ministry for Women and Gender Equal

Venezuelanalysis put three questions to Maria Eugenia Acero Colomines, National Coordinator for Culture and Gender at the Venezuelan Ministry for Women and Gender Equality on International Women’s Day.

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Why a Venezuelan Banker Can’t Tell You How to Beat Trump

President Donald J. Trump giving a press conference on February 22, 2016.(Getty Images, AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Chávez-inspired left populism is the only answer to Trumpian fascism.

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Freedom House Brands Venezuela “Not Free”, Whitewashes Brazilian Coup

Washington-based NGO Freedom House is funded by the US State Department and USAID. (Archive)

For Freedom House , "democracy promotion" means toppling governments the US doesn't like. 

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The Hill Publishes Islamophobic Fake News on Venezuela

There's plenty of reasons to criticise Venezuela's new VP Tareck El Aissami, but his ancestry isn't one of them.

Islamophobia doesn't count as journalism.

 

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Abracadabra: How the WaPo Turned 111 Venezuelan Jewish Emigrants into a Mass Exodus

Caracas' new principal Sephardic synagogue, known as Tiferet Israel Este, was constructed in 2013. (Asociacion Israelita de

VA's Lucas Koerner proves how any story about the South American nation is seamlessly woven into a preexisting media narrative of the country’s catastrophic, socialism-inflicted collapse.

 

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